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6 taken into police custody after standoff in Saskatoon

A standoff in Saskatoon’s Westmount neighbourhood has ended with six people taken into custody. Tyler Schroeder / Global News

A standoff ended with an empty house in Saskatoon’s Westmount neighbourhood on Tuesday.

Saskatoon police attended to the home in the 500-block of Avenue K North just after 7 a.m. CT to arrest an individual wanted on warrants.

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A number of people exited the house and were taken into custody, however it was believed a person was still barricaded inside. Crisis negotiators and the tactical support unit attended the scene.

Further investigation revealed no one else was inside the home. At roughly 2 p.m. CT, police cleared the scene.

The individual, who was the subject of the initial check by police, is still at large.

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Six other people were taken into custody on various outstanding warrants and breaches. No injuries were reported.

The perimeter lock down at a nearby school has been lifted.

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